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Cone Flower

Echinacea pallida

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Common problems with Cone Flower

Generally pest and disease free, however slugs maybe attack young growth.

    How to harvest Cone Flower

    Generally not harvested but flowers can be cut for floral arrangements.

    How to propagate Cone Flower

    Division

    Clumps can be divided in Spring or Autumn, however they do not like being disturbed and can take several years to flower again.

    Cuttings

    Cuttings from the roots can be taken in late autumn to early winter.

    Seed

    Sow in spring and keep the growing medium above 13C.

    Special features of Cone Flower

    Attracts butterflies

    Attracts bees